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Shildon AFC Supporters’ lotto

The lotto has been drawn for Sunday 23 February and the six numbers were: 2, 9, 12, 13, 14 and 16. There was no winner of the jackpot, so one ticket from all players was drawn to win the £25 consolation prize...

Sun sets fridge on fire

Fire engines and police officers were called to a property in John Street on Thursday afternoon, 6th August, following reports of a fire in a rear yard. A fire officer at the scene stated that the blaze...

Memorial gates opened

Saint John’s Church and Shildon Mayor, Cllr. Henry Nicholson, joined together on Saturday 23rd August for what was both a poignant and joyful occasion. At 11.45am the family of the late Cllr. Theda ...

Youngsters delighted with Frozen spectacular

Volunteers from Shildon Alive! (A Saint John’s Church project) watched in delight as the faces of 148 children from Shildon came alive with excitement as they sang along with Olaf the snowman and his friends on Saturday 4th October. The Methodist Hall had been hired for the event and children were queueing for around half an hour ...

Cricket report

Shildon Railway 1st team went to the Division 2 leaders, Normanby Hall, and came away with 14 points, having deservedly earned a winning draw. Batting first, the Railwaymen posted 235 for 9 from their 50 overs with...

Donate before you leave!

In the summer months, as many of us head off abroad in search of sun, sea and sangria, NHS Blood and Transplant would like to remind people in the Shildon area about the importance of...

From Shildon to Australia and back

Recent contact with the Auckland Railways Group has led to the return to the region of documentation relating to Charles Pilbin, who was employed as a fitter at Shildon Works for a large part of his...

US artist donates sketches to cat charity

An artist from Dayton Ohio, USA, has donated two of his pieces to a Shildon cat charity. James Oberle and his wife Gilda are fellow cat lovers and are online friends with the Cats R Us charity, based ...

Credit Union launches at Foundations

A credit union has opened its doors to residents of Shildon to help tackle expensive high street lending. NEFirst Credit Union (formerly Durham, Cestria and Gateshead Credit Union) will operate weekly drop-in sessions offering residents support and ...

Youngsters tried out all sorts at All Sports event

The Shildon Youth Council and Shildon Town Council, together with Peter Garrod, Sport and Physical Activity Development Officer at Durham County Council, came together to organise a Taster...
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